Saturday, December 15, 2012

Various Forms of Boats in the Philippines

I have made two previous articles featuring the different designs of tricycles in the Philippines  and the various forms of land transportation for tourist in the Philippines.

I think it's time to make the various forms of boats/water transport for tourists in the Philippines. And again, I am sharing it to you.. =)

Lake Danao, Ormoc City, Leyte

The place is just so relaxing and one of the best ecotourism spots in the Philippines.

Sohoton National Park, Basey, Samar

You have to ride a boat going  to the national park.

RoRo (various parts in the Philippines)
 This one was taken in Samar-Matnog route.

Roll on -Roll off (RoRo)

Manila-Corregidor route

The tour is provided by Sun Cruises Philippines.

Bataan-Corregidor route

I paid 2,000 for this solo ride. The waves in this part of Bataan is just so strong turbulent.

Pagsanjan Falls, Laguna

Going inside the falls, this bamboo barge is being pulled towards the inner part of the falls. One of the best things I have experienced!

Shooting the rapids to Pagsanjan Falls, Laguna

It takes 1 hour to reach the spot.

Lake Mainit, Surigao City

From Surigao City, a 30 minute ride by bus.

Taal Volcano crater, Talisay, Batangas

It's More Fun in Batangas!

Coron, Palawan

The tour costs P1,700.

Cagayan De Oro River Rafting

The rafting costs P1,300/pax.

Paraw Sailing, Boracay

The tour is P600.00 per hour.

Barracuda Lake, Coron, Palawan

The cost of the Kayak is P300 for the entire day.

Floating Restaurant, Loboc River, Bohol

I paid P400.00 for the meal and the ride.

JBLFMU Ecotourism Park, Guimaras

Apo Island, Negros Oriental

The rent of the boat is P1,500.

Alubihod Beach, Guimaras

The island hopping is 1,500.

Iloilo-Guimaras route

The fare is only P15.00/ pax.

Batangas City-Puerto Galera, Mindoro route

The fare is P250/pax.

Bogabog Beach, Boracay

Miag-ao, Iloilo

Puerto Galera, Mindoro

Day-Asan Floating Village, Surigao City

Puerto Princesa, Underground River, Palawan

One of the best tours in the Philippines!

Villa Escudero, Tiaong, Quezon

The payment varies depending on the time you enter the resort.

Island Garden City of Samal, Davao City

The fare is P20/pax.

Davao white river rafting

The tour costs P1,500/pax.

Enchanted River, Hinatuan, Agusan Del Sur

The fee is 300/hour.

Puerto Galera, Mindoro

Sohoton Cove, Bucas Grande Island

The fee is P1,200 for the boat.


I rented this for P4,500. It covered the three islands of Siargao, the Bucas Grande Islands and the transport to Surigao City.

Mt. Pinatubo crater lake

Basco-Sabtang route

The fee is P150/pax.

Bulusan Lake, Sorsogon

Hundred Islands, Pangasinan

I rented the boat for P1,200.

CamSur Watersport Complex

It's 300/ hour.

Callao Cave, Cagayan Valley

I paid P200 for the ride.

Honda Bay Tour. Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Subic Freeport

Tuguegarao, Cagayan Valley

The bridge was cut-off by the super typhoon and so the villagers made a temporary floating bridge to transport the passengers/vehicles to the other side.

Governor's Rapids, Quirino

The fee is P300/ hour.

Dos Palmas Resort, Palawan

Part of the amenities you enjoy in Dos Palmas after paying P1,700. 

Sunken Cemetery, Camiguin

The transfer to the cemetery is P70.00.

White Island, Camiguin

I paid P400.

Mantigue Island, Camiguin

I rented the entire boat for P1,700.

Cebu-Bohol Route

Paras Sea Cat

The fare is P550/pax.

White Beach, Marinduque

Lucena City, Quezon


Nasugbu, Batangas

El Nido, Palawan

Island hopping is best enjoyed in El Nido!

Manila Bay Sunset Cruise

One of the most romantic things you can offer to your loved one.

Contact Nos. - (02)-527-5555 loc. 4511, 4512, 4515

Vintas of Zamboanga

Colors! =)

Lake Sebu, South Cotabato
Floating Restaurant, 
Lake Sebu, South Cotabato

Zamboanga City

Sta. Cruz Island

Till next time guys, I will update this in my subsequent travels. Ciao!! =)

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  1. Nice compilation you got here! I love the roro, its rusty features and its slowness. Haha.

  2. Wow! I never imagined receiving a comment from one of the prestigious and known bloggers in the Philippines. I just started my blog last October 29, 2012. But I have traveled as early as 2006. My friends told me to blog. I have read some of your articles. Next time, I will leave comments also in your blog. Thanks sa comment. I appreciate it!! =)

  3. Wow. Nice sharing your photos. It is evident that nowadays, there are new faces of motor boats available in the market.